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Legendary Native American Figures: Tlanowa
Tribal affiliation: Cherokee, Natchez
Alternate spellings: Tlanuhwa, Tla'nuwa, Hlanuwa, Klanuwa, Sanuwa
Type: Monster, giant bird
Tlanuwa are giant mythological birds of prey with impenetrable metal feathers, common to the mythology of
many Southeastern tribes.
The Tlanuhwa and the Uhktena:
Cherokee legends about the Tlanuwa bird.
Recommended Books of Related Native American Legends
The First Fire:
Anthology of stories from the Kickapoo, Cherokee, Kiowa, and Tigua tribes.
Southeastern Native American Legends:
Book comparing the traditional stories of the Cherokee and other Southeast tribes.
Seeking the Corn Mother's Wisdom
Cherokee Indian myths
Cherokee Indian words
Cherokee Indian names
Native American birds
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